Practical Insights on Seed Funding

Apply Now: $50,000 for Your African Technology Startup

Apply Now: $50,000 for Your African Technology Startup

Published on: Aug 08 2022 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
 Emerging technology startup companies at the pre-seed or seed stage (operating for less than two years and currently generating income) usually need to raise...
Apply Now: $120,000 for African Financial Technology Startup Companies

Apply Now: $120,000 for African Financial Technology Startup Companies

Published on: Aug 01 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Across the African continent, new financial technology (fintech) companies are driving a inclusion revolution. More people in more countries are moving from cash-based...
Apply Now: $60,000 for Your Creative Ideas to Bridge the Digital Divide

Apply Now: $60,000 for Your Creative Ideas to Bridge the Digital Divide

Published on: Jul 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
There are 2.9 billion unconnected people across the globe, an issue that was significantly exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to UNESCO, in 10 countries...
Apply Now: $50,000 for Your Last Mile Mobile Money Startup Idea

Apply Now: $50,000 for Your Last Mile Mobile Money Startup Idea

Published on: Jun 20 2022 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Thoughtfully designed digital financial services such as better access to working capital, on/off ramps from physical to digital and cryptocurrency solutions, affordable...
Apply Now: $75,000 for African Digital Innovation Startup Companies

Apply Now: $75,000 for African Digital Innovation Startup Companies

Published on: Jun 06 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Small and medium-sized businesses are key to digital innovation in African countries. They are creating tomorrow’s solutions today: accelerating digitally...
6 Ways You Can Win More Grant Funding and Startup Investments

6 Ways You Can Win More Grant Funding and Startup Investments

Published on: May 30 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 6 Ways You Can Win More Grant Funding and Startup Investments
At the Global Digital Development Forum, I led a discussion on how we can fund locally-led digital development organizations. Our goal was to explore questions...
Apply Now: $1.2 Million for Internet Projects with Asia Pacific Communities

Apply Now: $1.2 Million for Internet Projects with Asia Pacific Communities

Published on: Apr 25 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The challenges of improving Internet access are multifaceted and interrelated, particularly in developing countries. Software developers and network engineers need...
Apply Now: €96,000 for African Artificial Intelligence Companies

Apply Now: €96,000 for African Artificial Intelligence Companies

Published on: Apr 18 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
There is little doubt that artificial intelligence technologies will be transformational. Breathtaking advances will be made, extraordinary wealth will be created,...
Apply Now: $1.5 Million Blockchain and Crypto for Good Program Grants

Apply Now: $1.5 Million Blockchain and Crypto for Good Program Grants

Published on: Apr 11 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
New blockchain technologies are enabling new products and services that can solve critical challenges of our society. Even better, chain-agnostic Web3 innovations...
Apply Now: $100,000 in Cryptocurrency for Blockchain Social Impact Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 in Cryptocurrency for Blockchain Social Impact Solutions

Published on: Feb 21 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $100,000 in Cryptocurrency for Blockchain Social Impact Solutions
The COVID-19 pandemic created economic hardships and has had compounding impacts on many aspects of children’s lives. Many children who couldn’t access digital...